R&D Manpower as per DSIR Guidelines

The DSIR(Department of Scientific and Industrial Research) provides recognition to software product and manufacturing companies having in- house R&D centres. The DSIR also has a set of guidelines regarding the manpower in the said R&D centres.

1. As per DSIR Guidelines, the R&D manpower should be dedicated, and should include:
R&D Head
There should be a dedicated head for the R&D centre. The R&D head has to be at least a Graduate, preferably of Science background, with substantial work experience. In case of PhD holders, moderate experience is acceptable.
Team Leaders
There should be team leaders in various departments viz. Prototyping, Drawing & Designing
Machine Operators

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2. The salaries of the Manpower under R&D is allowed u/s 35(2AB) of Income Tax Act but only for diploma holders and above.


So, if your R&D centres follow the DSIR Guidelines, its time to get it recognised!!

Know if you are eligible, here.

Additionally, to know about DSIR Application process, click here.

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